Pakhtakor defeated Iranian team Esteghlal to reach the round of eight, while Persepolis edged Al Sadd of Qatar.
The Organizing Committee will establish its Secretariat in the Chinese Football Association to run the daily operational works, while host cities Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xian, Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen, and Suzhou will also set up offices to support the Organizing Committee.
MADRID, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Matchday three in la Liga saw FC Barcelona kick off their season with a convincing win at home to a disappointing Villarreal with a new star shining brightly, while a former member of the Barca old guard got off to a flying start at his new club. Here are some things we learned this weekend in Spain.
The win also saw the team from northwest France climb to the top of the table, two points clear of second-placed Lille.
Earlier in the day, Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a scare from Egyptian qualifier Mayar Sherif after she came back from one set down to beat her opponent 6-7(9), 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round.
PARIS, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Argentine striker Mauro Icardi netted twice as defending champions Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-0 win at Stade Reims to win its third straight Ligue 1 game after two consecutive defeats in the first two rounds.
Lewandowski not only collected the trophy for the best striker but crowned the club's triumphal march by winning the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.
The 22-year-old swimmer also broke the national record of the women's 100m freestyle in 52.90 seconds on Sunday. Enditem
THE HAGUE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ajax and FC Barcelona on Thursday agreed on the transfer of American right back Sergino Dest to Barcelona.
Ajax will receive a transfer fee of 21.23 million euros (about 25 million U.S. dollars), which can rise to a maximum of 26.23 million euros including bonuses.
The defender was then shown a direct red card in the 67th minute on the instruction of VAR for bringing down Luka Jovic when the striker looked to be through on goal.